Columnists

Column: Getting funky on four wheels

Monday’s intrepid adventure columnist gets her roller dance groove on

  • Sep 29th, 2018

Column: best friend, best price or best value?

Taxpayers can’t trust the government to be responsible with big-ticket projects

  • Sep 29th, 2018

Column: What I’d like to see and hear this election season

I don’t want to hear vague, catchy soundbites. I want concrete ideas and proposed actions

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Advance polls not necessarily sign of higher voter turnout
Changes coming for speculation tax
Celebrating pot at the Legislature

Column: Island river is a canary in the coal mine

Koksilah River flows dropped so low officials preparing Critical Environmental Flow Protection Order

  • Sep 27th, 2018

COLUMN: B.C. doesn’t have enough workers to meet industries’ demand

Jock Finlayson of BC Business Council writes about the provincial government’s Labour Market Outlook

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Some stories are too painful to follow, and this is a million of them

Women in the 1980’s accepted sexual violence as an unfortunate byproduct of a social life

Column: Homeless issues heat up as cold weather returns

Only about 30 per cent of those who are currently homeless have drug addictions.

B.C. VIEWS: Looking under the hood of ICBC’s war on crashes

Is our accident rate really soaring, or is it inefficiency?

Wolf: ‘Did you get a haircut?’

Sometimes, the question isn’t a compliment

Column: Bureaucracy a bellyache from cradle to grave

Vital Statistics should be called Vital Stick Its, because they really stick it to you

  • Sep 19th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: ’Not photo radar’ coming soon to high-crash areas

ICBC deficit now largely due to reckless and distracted driving

Column: Welcome to the state of perpetual war

In the wake of 9/11, it’s time to ask ourselves the tough questions about our attitudes

Wolf: Terry Fox was a true Canadian hero

Annual run ensures legacy still growing

Column: The knock that echoes forever

Next of kin call among the hardest things a police officer will ever do

  • Sep 13th, 2018

COLUMN: So you want to be a town councillor?

Former Summerland councillor reflects on her years spent at the table

  • Sep 12th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: Canada’s carbon tax house of cards is falling down

Revealed as just another sales tax, it’s doomed in B.C. and nationally

COLUMN: Colonial trauma creates drug addiction

Centuries of oppression should prompt compassion for suffering, not poor bashing

COLUMN: Time for a reality check on Canada’s exports

Industrial transitions do not happen overnight, Jock Finlayson writes

  • Sep 5th, 2018